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China STEM Tour

A global powerhouse, China is leading the charge when it comes to STEM. Students can learn about China’s use of technology in ancient and modern times, go behind the scenes on guided tours of major manufacturing plants, and visit museums, laboratories and organisations devoted to science and technology. They’ll also get to enjoy visits to China’s iconic landmarks including the Great Wall, Tiananmen Square and the Forbidden City.

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Great Wall of ChinaScience and Technology MuseumVolkswagenScience Popularisation LabYakult Plant
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Your Adventure, Day by Day

Day 1 Australia - China
  • Begin your journey Meet at the airport and board your flight to Beijing, China. On arrival, meet the coach and guide to transfer to the hotel
  • Hello Beijing With modern buildings, ancient monuments, classical Chinese architecture, performances, art, local delicacies and pedal powered transportation, Beijing is a city sure to dazzle and leave a long lasting impression
Day 2 Beijing
  • Sightseeing The day begins with a sightseeing tour of the Imperial Palace, also known as the Forbidden City, which was the home of the emperors from the Ming Dynasty to the end of the Qing Dynasty. The tour also includes Tiananmen Square. The fourth largest square in the world, it is named after the Tiananmen Gate (Gate of Heavenly Peace) which sits to its north, separating it from the Forbidden City
  • National Museum of China In the afternoon visit the National Museum of China which traces Chinese history from Yuanmou Man to the end of the Qing Dynasty and houses over 1,000,000 items
Day 3 Beijing
  • The Great Wall Today is a definite highlight of your trip to China! Travel by private coach for a guided visit of the Badaling section of the Great Wall of China. Originally built to prevent the invasion of barbaric northern nomads, it is the longest man made structure ever built.
  • An afternoon of Innovation In the afternoon visit Zhongguancun Innovation Street, a hub of science and technology that is considered China’s Silicon Valley
Day 4 Beijing
  • An immersive day of STEM Transfer this morning to the China Science and Technology Museum. Divided into two halls, the museum cover's China's ancient technologies and modern sciences
  • Later visit the Science Popularisation Lab whose three halls include the Beijing Planetarium, Beijing Museum of Natural History and Beijing Milu Ecological Research Centre
  • In the afternoon visit the International IB School before a traditional Peking Duck dinner
Day 5 Beijing - Shanghai
  • School visit Board the coach and return to the International IB School this morning
  • On the move After spending the morning with the students and teachers transfer to the station for the bullet train to Shanghai
Day 6 Shanghai
  • Volkswagen Transfer to the Volkswagen plant for a guided tour of the exhibition hall to see the cars produced by Volkswagen. Continue to the assembly workshop and see cars transformed from raw materials to completed article on the production line
  • Auto Museum The tour ends at the Shanghai Auto Museum which displays up to 70 classic cars covering the history of the automotive industry
  • Yakult In the afternoon, transfer to the Yakult Production Plant
Day 7 Shanghai
  • Lenovo Transfer to Lenovo, for a tour of the world’s leading personal technology companies
  • Science Museum After, continue onto the Shanghai Science Museum which promotes science, education, cultural and ideological progress. It aims at offering visitors a unique experience in the modern scientific discipline under the theme of 'Nature, People and Science'
Day 8 Shanghai
  • On the move Board the coach to the airport for the flight back home
Day 9 Australia
  • Welcome home

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